Before getting in the detail of how Anal Fissure treatment can be conducted, we need to know what an Anal Fissure is. It is a small tear in the thin, moist tissue called Mucosa that lines the anus. An anal fissure may occur during a bowel movement when you pass hard or large stools. Anal fissures cause pain, bleeding or spasms in the ring of muscle at the end of your anus (anal sphincter).
Anal fissures are very common in infants and children but can affect people of any age. An anal fissure commonly heals on its own within four to six weeks. In case it doesn't, medical treatment or surgery can relieve discomfort.
Depending on the age group, the reasons can be different. However, the common causes of an anal fissure include:
Additionally, there are some least common causes of the same are the following:
Even though it is a common condition, it can easily be deterred by taking measures to prevent constipation or diarrhea. Instilling the habit of eating high-fiber foods, drinking a lot of fluids and exercising regularly can keep you from having to strain during bowel movements.
Ayurveda offers treatment for anal fissure without surgery. It recommends Kshar Karma for this problem. It is said to be an effective treatment with no complication. There isn’t a need for hospitalization or bed rest in Ayurvedic treatment for Anal Fissure. Repeated Kshar Karma sittings are given at weekly interval. The patient is advised to apply for certain Ayurvedic medicines at home in between these weekly sittings. Depending on the severity of problem Anal Fissure gets healed in 3-6 weekly sittings. However, in some cases Fissure cut remains in a dormant state to reappear again when there is an episode of constipation.
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Anal Fissure can be prevented with home-based techniques or changing lifestyle techniques which more commonly includes a healthy diet, rich fiber food, drinking plenty of water and non-alcoholic liquids, abstain from restraining, not sitting in the toilets for long hours, regular exercising and physical activities. In some cases, Sitz Bath is recommended to improve the blood flow in the groin area to relieve pain. Home-remedies in Anal Fissure treatment is successful when combined with Olive Oil and Aloe Vera.
It is also good to know that home-remedies are not always successful in the later stages of Anal Fissure. In such cases, Laser-based clinical treatments are recommended by doctors.
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